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The priesthood and passion of Christ PSALMS.

The excellency and mercy of God. 25 I became also a reproach unto them: when righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance. they looked upon me they shaked their heads. 7 He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart

26 Help me, O LORD my God: O save me ac- is fixed, trusting in the LORD. cording to thy mercy:

8 His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, 27 That they may know that this is thy hand ; until he see his desire upon his enemies. that thou, LORD, hast done it.

9 He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; 28 Let them curse, but bless thou: when they his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant shall be exalted with honour. rejoice.

10 The wicked shall see it, and be grieved, ho 29 Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, sha! gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the and let them cover themselves with their own desire of the wicked shall perish. confusion, as with a mantle.

PSALM CXIII. 30 I will greatly praise the LORD with my mouth; An exhortation to praise God. yea, I will praise him among the multitude. RA ye the Lord. Praise, O ye servants

31 For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, of the LORD, praise the name of the Lord. to save him from those that condemn his soul. 2 Blesscd be the name of the LORD from this PSALM CX.

time forth and for evermore. Prediction of Christ's kingdom. 3 From the rising of the sun unto the going down 1 A Psalın of David.

of the same the Lord's name is to be praised. THE LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my 4 The LORD is liigh above all nations, and his

right hand, until I make thine enemies thy glory above the heavens. footstool.

5 Who is like unto the LORD our God, who 2 The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out dwelleth on high, of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies. 6 Who humbleth himself to behold the things

3 Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy that are in heaven, and in the earth? power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb 7 lle raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth. lifteth the needy out of the dunghill; 4 The Lord hath sworn, and will not repent, 8 That he may set him with princes, coen with Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Mel- the princes of his people. chizedek.

9 He maketh the barren woman to keep house, 5 The Lord at thy right hand shall strike through and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye kings in the day of his wrath.

the LORD. 6 He shall judge among the heathen, he shall

PSALM CXIV. fill the places with the dead bodies: he shall

The miracles of God's power. wound ihe heads over many countries.

THEN Israel went out of Egypt, the house of 7 He shall drink of the brook in the way: therefore shall he lift up the head.

2 Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dcPSALM CXI.

minion. David erciteth all to praise God. 3 The sea saw it, and fled: Jordan was driven with my whole heart, in the assenıbly of the 4 The mountains skipped like rams, and the licupright, and in the congregation.

tle hills like lambs. 2 The works of the LORD are great, sought out 5 What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fledof all them that have pleasure therein.

dest ? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back? 3 llis work is honourable and glorious: and his 6 Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams; righteousness endureth for ever.

and ye little hills, like lambs ? He hath made his wonderful works to be re- 7 Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the membered : the LORD is gracious and full of com- Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob; passion.

8 Which turned the rock into a standing water, 5 He hath given meat unto them that fear him: the flint into a fountain of waters. he will ever be inindful of his covenant.

PSALM CXV 6 lle hath shewed his people the power of his The vanity and folly of idols. works, that he may give them the heritage of the


OT unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but into heathen.

thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for 7 The works of his hands are verity and judg- thy truth's sake. ment; all his commandments are sure.

2 Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is 8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are now their God ? done in truth and uprightness.

3 But our God is in the heavens; he bath dono 9 He sent redemp:ion unto his people: he hath whatsoever he pleased. commanded his covenant for ever: holy and re- 4 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of verend is his name.

men's hands. 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wis- 5 They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes dom: a good understanding have all they that do have they, but they see not: kis commandments : his praise endureth for ever.. 6 They liave ears, but they hear not: noses PSALM CXII.

have they, but they smell not: The blessedness of the godly.

7 They have hands, but they handle not: feet

not: neither speak that feareth the Lord, that delighteth great- they through their throat. ly in his commandments.

8 'They that make them are like unto them 2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the ge- is every one that trusteth in them.

«hope neration of the upright shall be blessed.

90 Israel, trust thou in the Lord: 3 Wealth and riches shall be in his house : and help and their shield.

,, dying, When his righteousness endureth for ever.

10 O house of Aaron, trust in ' 4 Unto the upright there ariseth light in the their help and their shield. oltle in the smoke; darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion,, 11 Ye that fear the Lorites. and righteous.

he is their help and thays ofihy servant ? when 5 A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he 12 The Lord hathaginent on them that persewill guide his affairs with discretion.

bless us; he will 6 Surely he shall not be moved for ever: thel will bless the have digger pits for me, which

thy law.

PRAISE ye the LORD, I wil praise the Lord back,


The psalmist professeth his love to God. PSALM8.

How good it is to trust in God 13 He will bless them that fear the LORD, both 8 It is better to trust in the LORD than to put small and great.

confidence iu man. 14 The LORD shall increase you more and more, 9 It is better to trust in the LORD than to put you and your children.

confidence in princes. 15 Ye are blessed of the LORD which made hea- 10 All nations compassed ine about: but in the ven and earth.

name of the LORD will I destroy them. 16 The heaven, even the heavens, are the 11 They compassed me about: yea, they comLORD's: but the earth hath he given to the chil-passed me about: but in the name of the LORD dren of inen.

I will destroy them. 17 The dead praise not the LORD, neither any 12 They compassed me about like bees; they that go down into silence.

are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the 18 But we will bless the LORD from this time name of the Lord I will destroy them. forth and for evermore. Praise the LORD. 13 Thou hast thrust sore at me that might PSALM CXVI.

fall : but the LORD helped me. David's thanksgiving, &c.

14 The Lord is my strength and song, and is I

LOVE the LORD, because he hath heard my become my salvation. voice and my supplications.

15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in 2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, the tabernacles of the righteous : the right hand therefore will I call upon him as long as I live. of the LORD doeth valiantly.

3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the 16 The right hand of the LORD is exalted : the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly. and sorrow.

17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works 4 Then called I upon the name of the LORD; 0 of the LORD. LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

18 The Lord hath chastened me sore: but he 5 Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, hath not given me over unto death. our God is merciful.

19 Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will 6 The Lord preserveth the simple: I was go into them, and I will praise the LORD: brought low, and he helped me.

20 This gate of the LORD, into which the right7 Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD eous shall enter. hath dealt bountifully with thee.

21 I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, 8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, and art become my salvation. mine eyes from tears, and iny feet from falling. 22 The stone which the builders refused is be9 I will walk before the LORD in the land of the come the head stone of the corner. living:

23 This is the LORD's doing; it is marvellous in 10 I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was our eyes. greatly afflicted :

94 This is the day which the LORD hath made; 11 I said in my haste, All men are liars. we will rejoice and be glad in it. 12 What shall I render unto the Lord for all .25 Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: 0 LORD, his benefits toward me?

I beseech thee, send now prosperity. 131 will take the cup of salvation, and call up-.26 Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the on the name of the LORD.

LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of 14 I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the Lord. the presence of all his people.

27 God is the LORD, which hath shewed us 15 Precious in the sighi of the LORD is the death light: bind the sacrifice with cords, cuen unto of his saints.

the horns of the altar. 16 O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy 28 Thou art my God, and I will praise thee : servant, and the son of thy handmaid: thou hast thou art my God, I will exalt thee. loosed my bonds.

29 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is 17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiv- good : for his inercy endureth for ever ing, and will call upon the name of the LORD.

PSALM CXIX. 18 I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in

David's meditations.

ALEPH. this Pin the courts of the LORD's house, in the B Walk in the law of the Lord.

LESSED are the undefiled in the way, who inidst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and PSALM CXVII.

that seek him with the whole heart. An exhortation to praise God. 3 They also do no iniquity : they walk in his O him, ISE, the olded, all ye nations ; praise waysia

4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy pre2 For his inerciful kindness is great toward us : cepts diligently. and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever. 50 that my ways were directed to keep thy Praise ye the LORD.

statutes! PSALM CXVIII.

6 Then shall I not be ashamed, when I lave God to be praised for his mercy. respect unto all thy commandments. O GIVEthanksiento tiene een for

elvécis good : whenvish raise the meth uprightness of hears. 2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth 8 I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utfor ever.

terly. 3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his

BETH. mercy endureth for ever.

9 Wherewith shalla young man cleanse his way? 4 Let them now that fear the LORD say, that By taking heed thereto according to thy word. his mercy endureth for ever.

10 With my whole heart have I sought thre: 0 5 I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD let me not wander from thy conimandments. answered me, and set me in a large place. 11 Thy word have I hid in my heart, that I 6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: might not sin against thee. what can inan do unto me ?

12 Blessed are thou, O LORD: teach me thy 7 The LORD taketh my part with them that statutes. help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon 13 With my lips have I declared all the judg. then that hate me.

ments of thy mouth.

The meditations of David.


The benefit of afflictions 14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimo-| 50 This is my comfort in my affliction : for thy nies, as much as in all riches.

word hath quickened me. 15 i will meditate in thy precepts, and have 51 The proud have had me greatly in derision: respect unto thy ways.

yet have I not declined from thy law. 16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will 52 I remembered thy judgments of old, O Lori; not forget thy word.

and have comforted myself. GIMEL.

53 Horror hath taken hold upon me because of 17 Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I the wicked that forsake thy law. may live, and keep thy word.

54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house 18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold for my pilgrimage. wondrous things out of thy law,

55 i have remembered thy name, O LORD, in 19 I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy the night, and have kept thy law. commandments from me.

56 This I had, because I kept thy precepts 20 My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath

CHETH. unto thy judginents at all times.

57 Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, that I would keep thy words. which do err from thy commandments.

58 I entreated thy favour with my whole hcarı: 22 Remove from me reproach and contempt; be merciful unto me according to thy word. for I have kept thy testimonies.

59 I diought on my ways, and turned my fect 23 Princes also dia sit and speak against me: unto thy testimonies. but tlıy servant did meditate in thy statutes. 60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy 24 Thy testimonies also are my delight, and any commandments. counsellors.

61 The bands of the wicked have robbed me: DALETH.

but I have not forgotten thy law. 25 My soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken 62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thou me according to thy word.

thee, because of thy righteous judgments. 26 I have declared my ways, and thou heardest 63 Í am a companion of all them that fear thee, me: teach me thy statutes.

and of them that keep thy precepts. 27 Make me to understand the way of thy pre-64 The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mercy : cepts: so shall I talk of thy weodrous works. teach me thy statutes. 28 My soul melteth for heaviness : strengthen

TETH. thou me according unto thy word.

65 Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O 29 Remove from me the way of lying: anıl grant Lorn, according unto thy word. me thy law graciously.

66 Teaeh me good judgment and knowledge : 30 I have chosen the way of truth : thy judg- for I have believed thy commandments. ments have I laid before me.

67 Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now 31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, have I kept thy word. put me not to shame.

68 Thou art good, atsd doest good; teach me thy 32 I will run the way of thy commandinents, statutes. when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but HE.

I will keep thy prccepts with my whole heart. 33 Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; 70 Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight and I shall keep it unto the end.

in thy law. 34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep 71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted; thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole that I might learn thy statutes. heart.

72 The law of thy mouth is better unto me than 35 Make me to go in the path of thy command-thousands of gold and silver. ments; for therein do I delight.

JOD. 36 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and 73 Thy

ds have made me and fashioned me: not to covetousness.

give me onderstanding, that I may learn thy 37 Turn away inine eyes from behoiding vani- conimandments. ty; and quicken thou me in thy way.

74 They that fear thee will be glad when they 38 Establish thy word unto thy servant, who see me; because I have hoped in thy word. is devoted to thy fear.

75 I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, 39 Turn away my reproach which I fear: for and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me. thy judgments are good.

76 Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for 40 Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: my comfort, according to thy word unto :hy serquicken me in thy righteousness.

vant. VAU.

77 Let thy tender mercies come into me, that I 41 Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, may live: for thy law is my delight. even thy salvation, according to thy word. 78 Let the proud be ashamed, for they dealt

42 So shall I have wherewith to answer him perversely with me without a cause : but I will that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word. ineditate in thy precepts.

43 And take not the word of truth utterly out of 79 let those that fear thee turn unto me, and my mouth ; for I have hoped in thy judgments. those that have known thy testimonies.

44 So shall I keep thy law continually for ever 80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that and ever.

I be not ashamed. 45 And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy

CAPII. precepts.

81 My soul fainteth for thy salvation : but I hope 46 I will speak of thy testimonies also before in thy word. kings, and will not be ashained.

82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When 47 And I will delight myself in thy cominand- wilt thou comfort me? ments, which I have loved.

83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; 48 My hands also will I lift up unto thy coin- yet do I not forget thy statutes. mandinents, which I have loved ; and I will 84 How many are the days of thy servant ? when meditate in thy statutes.

wilt thou execute judgment on them that perse ZAIN.

cute me? 49 Rememher the word unto thy servant, upon 85 The proud have digger pits for me, which which thou hast caused me to hope.

are not after thy law.


The word of God a light


The zeal of David 86 All thy commandments are faithful; they| 122 Be surety for thy servant for good: let not persecute me wrongfully; help thou me. the proud oppress me. 87 They had almost consumed me upon earth ;) 123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the but I forsook not thy precepts.

word of thy righteousness. 88 Quicken me after thy loving kindness; sol 124 Deal with thy servant according unto thy shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth. mercy, and teach me thy statutes. LAMED.

125 I am thy servant; give me understanding, 89 For ever, 0 LORD, thy word is settled in that I may know thy testimonies. heaven.

126 It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they 90 Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou have made void thy law. hast established the earth, and it abideth. 327 Therefore I love thy commandments above

91 They continue this day according to thine gold; yea, above fine gold. ordinances: for all are thy servants.

128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concern92 Unless thy law had been my delights, I should ing all things to be right; and I hate every false then have perished in mine affliction.

way. 93 I will never forget thy precepts: for with

PE. them thou hast quickened inc.

129 Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore 94 I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy doth my soul keep them. precepts.

130 The entrance of thy words giveth light; it 95 The wicked have waited for me to destroy giveth understanding unto the simple. me: but I will consider thy testimonies. 131 I opened my mouth, and panted: for I long

96 I have seen an end of all perfection: but thyed for thy commandments. commandment is exceeding broad.

132 Look thou upou me, and be merciful unto me, MEM.

as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name. 97 O how love I thy law! it is my meditation 133 Order my steps in thy word: and let not any all the day.

iniquity have dominion over me. 98 Thou through thy commandments hast made 134 Deliver me from the oppression of man: so me wiser than mine enemies : for they are ever will I keep thy precepts. with me.

J35 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: 99 I have more understanding than all my teach- and teach me thy statutes. ers: for thy testimonies are my meditation. 136 Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, be

100 I understand more than the ancients, becausc they keep not thy law. cause I keep thy precepts. »

TSADDI. 101 ( have retrained my feet from every evil 137 Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright way, that I might keep thy word.

are thy judgments. 102 I have not departed from thy judgments : 138 Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded for thou hast taught me.

are righteous and very faithful. 103 How sweet are thy words unto my taste : 139 Ňy zeal hath consumed me; because mine yea, sideeter than honey to my mouth. enemies have forgotten thy words.

104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: 140 Thy word is very pure: therefore thy sertherefore I hate every false woy.

vant loveth it. NUN.

141 I am small and despised: yet do not I for105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light get thy precepts. unto my path.

142 'T'hy righteousness is an everlasting right106 I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I cousness, and thy law is the truth. will keep thy righteous judgments.

143 Trouble and anguish have taken hold on 107 I am afflicted very much ; quicken me, o ine: yet thy commandments are my delights. LORD, according unto thy word.

144 T'he righteousness of thy testimonies is 108 Accept, ! beseech thee, the free-will-offer- everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall ings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy live judgments.

KOPH. 109 My soul is continually in my hand: yet do 145 I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O I not forget thy law.

LORD: I will keep thy statutes. 110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet 146 I cried unto thee: save me, and I shall keep I erred not from thy precepts.

thy testimonies. 111 Thy testimonies have I taken as a heritage 147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my lieart. and cried: I hoped in thy word.

112 I have inclined my heart to perform thy 148 Mine eyes prevent ihe night-watches, that statutes always, even unto the end.

I might meditate in thy word.

149 Hear my voice, according unto thy loving. 113 I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love. kindness: 0 LORD, quicken me according to thy 114 Thou art my hiding place and my shield: 1 judgment. hope in thy word.

150 They draw nigh that follow after mischief: 115 Depart from me, ye evil-doers: for I will they are far from thy law. keep the commandments of my God

151 Thou art near, O Lord; and all thy com116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that mandments are truth. I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my 152 Concerning thy testimonies I have known hope.

of old that thou hast founded thcin for ever. 117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I

RESH. will have respect unto thy statutes continually. 153 Consider mine affliction, and deliver me:

118 Thou hast trodden down all them that errior I do not forget thy law. from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood. 154 Plead my cause, and deliver mc: quicken

119 Tho'r puttest away all the wicked of the me according to thy word. earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies. 155 Salvation is far from the wicked : for they

120 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I seek not thy statutes. am afraid of thy judgments.

156 Great are thy tender inercies, O LORD: AIN.

quicken me according to thy judgments. 121 I have done judgment and justice : leave 157 Many are my persecutors and mine enemies • me not to winc oppressors.

yel do I not declinc froin thy testimonies.

His delight is in God's laro.

PSALMS. He professeth his joy for the church 158 I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved ;

PSALM CXXII. because they kept not thy word.

David prayeth for Jerusalem. 159 Consider how I love thy precepts : quicken 1 A Song of degrees of David. nie Thono raccording to my he ving kindness. I was read when they said unto me, Let us every one of thy righteous judgments endureth 2 Our feet shall stand within thy gates, Q Jefor ever.

rusalem. SCHIN.

3 Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact 161 Princes have persecuted me without a together: cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word. 4 Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the

162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanke great spoil.

unto the name of the LORD. 163 I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do 15 For there are set thrones of judgment, the love.

thrones of the house of David. 164 Seven times a day do I praise thee, because 6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem : they shall of thy righteous judgments.

prosper that love thee. 165 Great peace have they which love thy law: 7 Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity and nothing shall offend them.

within thy palaces. 166 LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and 8 For my brethren and companions' sakes, I done thy commandments.

will now say, Peace be within thee. 167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and 19 Because of the house of the Lord our God i love them exceedingly.

will seek thy good. 168 I have kept thy precepts and thy testimo

PSALM CXXIII. nies : for all my ways are before thee.

The confidence of the godly.

1 A Song of degrees. 169 met my cry come near before thes; O LORD: UNTO the higher up mine eyes, O thou that 170 Let my supplication come before thee: de-.2 Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the liver me according to thy word.

hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maid171 My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast en unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes taught me thy statutes.

wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have 172 My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all inercy upon us. thy commandments are righteousness.

3 Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy 173 Let thy hand help me; for I have chosen upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with con. thy precepts.

tempt. 174 I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD;.4 Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorn. and thy law is my delight.

ing of those that are at ease, and with the cor175 Let my soul live, and it shall praise thec; tempt of the proud. and let thy judgments help me.

PSALM CXXIV. 176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek God's deliverance of his church. thy servant; for I do not forget thy command

TA Song of degrees of David. pients.

F it had not been the LORD who was on our
David prayeth ngainst his enemy.

2 If it had not been the LORD who was on our A Song of degrees.

side, when men rose up against us: N my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he 3 Then they had swallowed us up quick, when

their wrath was kindled against us: 2 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and 4 Then the waters had overwnelmed us, the from a deceitful tongue.

stream had gone over our soul: 3 What shall be given unto thee? or what shall 5 Then the proud waters had goneover our soul. be done unto thee, thou false tongue ?

6 Blessed be the LORD, who hath not given us 4 Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of as a prey to their teeth. juniper.

7 Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare 5 Wo is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are dwell in the tents of Kedar!

escaped. 6 My soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth 8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, who peace.

inade heaven and earth. 71 am for peace: but when I speak, they are

PSALM CXXV. for war.

The safety of the godly.

1 A Song of degrees.
The great safety of the godly.
U A Song of degrees.

Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideih 1

WILL lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from for ever. whence cometh my hielp.

2 As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, 2 My help cometh from the LORD, which made so the Lord is round about his people from heaven and earth.

henceforth even for ever. 3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he 3 For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon that keepeth thee will not slumber.

the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put 4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither forth their hands unto iniquity. slumber nor sleep.

4 Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, 5 The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy and to them that are upright in their hearis. shade upon hy right hand.

5 As for such as turn aside unto their crooked 6 The sun shall not smile thee by day, nor the ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the moon by night.

workers of iniquity: but peace shall be uponlsrael. 7 The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil:

PSALM CXXVI. he shall preserve thy soul.

Church's return from captivity. 8 The LORD shall preserve thy going out and

1. A Song of degrees. thy coming in from this time forth, and even for WHEN the LORD turned again the captivity

W evermore.

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